What is the antonym of “dupable”?
The antonyms of dupable are skeptical, unbelieving, and distrustful. These antonyms convey a lack of trust or belief in something or someone.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations about something.
She was skeptical of the new product's claims and decided to read reviews before buying it.
Not able or willing to believe something.
He was unbelieving of the news until he saw it on the front page of the newspaper.
Having or showing a lack of trust in someone or something.
After being lied to, she became distrustful of her friend and found it hard to confide in her.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Skeptical implies having doubts or reservations about something, while unbelieving implies not being able or willing to believe something.
- 2Distrustful is a relational antonym that describes a lack of trust in someone or something.
Good things to know
- 1Express Doubt: Use skeptical and unbelieving to express doubts or reservations about something.
- 2Show Mistrust: Use distrustful to describe a lack of trust in someone or something.
- 3Improve Vocabulary: Incorporate these antonyms in writing and speaking to expand your vocabulary.